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Colorful Corn Snake Native to Alabama

AUBURN, Ala. – Found across Alabama, the non-venomous corn snake is one of the most colorful snakes in the Southeast. Corn snakes range in color from red, dark orange, black and white. In Alabama, corn snakes from the Lower Coastal Plain have vivid orange and red markings, while  other corn snakes tend to be less vividly patterned and darker as you ... Read More »

Lee County 4-H Wildlife Team Places Second in National Contest

AUBURN, Alabama—The Lee County 4-H Wildlife team won second place recently at the Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) National Contest.   Alabama 4-H served as host for this year’s contest, which was held at the Alabama 4-H Youth Development Center in Columbiana, Alabama. Wildlife teams from 12 states competed at the event. Lee County 4-H Wildlife team members include Lisa Barron, ... Read More »

Wildlife Habitat Education Program National Contest Coming to Alabama in August

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) National Contest will be held at the Alabama 4-H Youth Development Center in Columbiana, Alabama Aug. 2-5. Approximately 250 high school students, 4-H teachers and adult chaperones from across the county are expected to attend the event. The students’ knowledge of wildlife, habitat and management will be put to the test, by engaging them ... Read More »

Keeping Bats Out of the House

Living in the South, you may be used to seeing wildlife. Opossums in the road and squirrels on trees are nothing to look twice at. You can look up at the sky around dark and see plenty of bats. You probably even chased the mice in the cornfield near your house as a child. All of these animals serve a purpose ... Read More »

Wildlife Causing You Problems?

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A fence and sign might be enough to keep your neighbor from trespassing through your yard, but wild animals are not always as courteous. Armadillos, bats, raccoons, opossums and coyotes are just a handful of animals commonly found that can cause damage to homes, lawns and gardens, frustrating many people. To help homeowners deal with unwanted or nuisance wildlife, wildlife ... Read More »